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Smallwood thumbSmallwood Boot Camp caps session
June 29, 2012 • Staff Reports
Local high schoolers learn multimedia at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

PfalmerCapturing the World
June 29, 2012
Alumnus Lee Pfalmer traversed the globe showing the benefits of Nevada's study abroad program.

Commander Eric JamesUniversity Police Commander goes Over the Edge for Special Olympics
June 28, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
University of Nevada, Reno’s Eric James to rappel down the Grand Sierra Resort Saturday

Ansari thumbCampus connects with downtown at RAD meeting
June 28, 2012 • By John Trent
Gathering in College of Business emphasizes relationships, two-flow of success

Artists on campus, circa 1967“Far Out” exhibit reveals lively 1960-75 arts era in northern Nevada
June 27, 2012 • By Angela Bakker and Claudene Wharton
This summer, the University presents “Far Out: The University Art Scene 1960-1975,” an art exhibit in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, July 1 – Sept. 9.

Fred PattersonNSBDC offers business-planning workshops for scientists and engineers
June 27, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The NSBDC has scheduled an expert in guiding companies through technology development into commercialization to present in Reno and Las Vegas next month.

David Lupan thumbLupan memorial set for July 1
June 27, 2012 • Staff Reports
David Lupan, 39-year Med School professor, administrator, passes away

Rafik BeekunUniversity of Nevada, Reno professor receives second Fulbright Award
June 21, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
Rafik Beekun to teach corporate strategy and business ethics in Turkey.

Carmelo UrzaUniversity Studies Abroad Consortium adds new programs
June 21, 2012 • By Jaclyn McBride
After 30 years of collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno, the Consortium adds new programs in Turkey, Israel, Brazil.

dean burkinMedical school researcher Burkin reviews promising new muscular dystrophy therapies
June 21, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Burkin summarizes the impact of a new protein therapeutic, MG53, for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in Science Translational Medicine article.

national concrete canoe raceWolf Pack fourth in national concrete canoe championship
June 19, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Engineering team placed fourth in national concrete canoe competition,

Tibbitts winner a master at ensuring success of others
June 15, 2012 • By John Trent
Orvis' Susan Ervin, 2012's top teacher, reflects on notable career

Multimedia BootcampHigh school students work their minds at University’s Multimedia “Boot Camp”
June 14, 2012 • By Megan Akers
Smallwood Foundation provides grants for one-of-a-kind program at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Ansari BusinessFaculty Senate executive board elected
June 14, 2012 • Staff Reports
Faculty Senate exec board set for 2012-2013

Student Flash MobUniversity Business students choreograph flash mob at Reno-Tahoe International Airport
June 12, 2012 • By Megan Akers
University of Nevada, Reno students perform flash mob at Reno-Tahoe International Airport for class final.

KC exteriorMissing campus icon returned after long wait
June 11, 2012 • By Angela Bakker
Bell clapper taken from University building returned 53 years later

HuiliASUN president: leadership tradition continues
June 8, 2012 • By Misha Ray
Huili Weinstock takes office as the 2012 to 2013 ASUN President, looking to better reach constituents

Prezdebate.comSo you think you know your candidate? Find out at
June 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Two professors have developed a website and an app that allows users to test their knowledge of President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Police and student bicyclistsUniversity Police Services host 54th annual conference for public safety leaders
June 6, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators is welcomed by the University June 15-19.

transit of Venus June 5Telescope viewing of Transit of Venus hosted at Redfield Campus observatory June 5
June 4, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A free public telescope viewing of the transit of Venus will be held at the Redfield Campus June 5.

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